I have very eclectic taste in music, but when it comes to going to concerts, I like going to rock concerts.— Fran Drescher
Unforgettable Rock Concerts quotations
Only the guy who isn't rowing has time to rock the boat.
I don't know, when I was a kid, when I would see shows that changed my life, I would go to see shows where there was my mother taking us to see classic rock concerts, like Zeppelin, or when I saw Pink Floyd or when I saw, you know, when I was a little older, and I saw Nine Inch Nails, and I saw The Cure.
The truth is, I initially became a singer-songwriter while still in my teens because it was the only way to guarantee that somebody on earth would sing the songs I was writing. Since then, I've performed just about everywhere: rock clubs, concerts halls, arenas, TV.
Worry is like a rocking chair. It gives you something to do, but get you nowhere.
Compared to what they were, rock concerts now are like business meetings.
That's what Kiss is all about - not just music, but entertainment, y'know? We're there to take you away from your problems, and rock and roll all night and party every day for those two hours you're at the concert.
Rock concerts are the churches of today.
Excuses are the rocks where our dreams are crushed.
You know, kids come to see me in the same way that their parents would go to see a rock concert.
I like What Goes Around Comes Around for old concert tees.
Oh man, I got this 'Sgt. Pepper' cartoon Beatles shirt there; it was, like, $300. I didn't even know how much it cost - I thought it was gonna be, like, $80 at most - till I got to the register and was like, 'Oh mah gawd!' Good Lord. But it's classic vintage rock, you know?
I actually don't go to shows anymore. Rock concerts have lost their appeal for me.
Rock bottom became the solid foundation on which I rebuilt my life.
I see the crowd singing 'Rock 'N Roll' or 'Back Road' at my concerts.
.. they are anthems and they lift up your life.
People like to let loose at rock concerts and it gives them an excuse to do it in a way that is not destructive to others and not really destructive to the band.
The rock concert experience for people was really pretty stupid, you know, at the time. People would go to concerts not with the idea of listening at all.
A river cuts through a rock not because of its power, but its persistence
Punk-rock gave music back to people. For a long time, when I was very young, I went to go see arena rock bands. I was 16 and it was all I could get in to see, legally. And I saw Led Zeppelin and Ted Nugent and Van Halen and all that. Me and [Minor Threat and Fugazi vocalist] Ian MacKaye would go to these concerts, and it was fun.
I was lucky enough to get to perform on stage in front of 20 million people on TV, and 150 thousand in concerts. For 15 minutes I got to be a rock star, the 15 minutes is great! It turns into Spinal Tap after 20 minutes.
I was pretty shocked [having concert in the Madison Square Garden].
It could have gone either way. But I think it's the right time. Nobody does what we do with taking the visuals and making it a complete rock 'n' roll show with the really good songs. Nobody's done that in a long time.
A river cuts through a rock not because of its power but its persistence.
You can't force something like that. But we have encouraged our audience, because we avoid the confrontation of regular rock concerts: us up here, you down there. Instead, we're looking for interaction.
In that, Blade 2 is very much like a rock concert... if it's too loud, you're too old.
When we did concerts, we wanted them to be theatrical events - collaborations with designers, choreographers, and directors - because we thought traditional rock concerts were boring.
In matters of style, swim with the current, in matters of principle, stand like a rock.
I never had that desire to start or join a rock band.
Nor did I ever have a desire to see my idols in concert. I would have loved to see The Cure. I didn't understand the whole concept of: you love music, you buy the album, and then you go see them in concert. It felt like something that was so untouchable that I didn't even attempt to try and bring it to any place other than my headphones.
I'm not a fan in a rock concert, you see.
I am a political leader in a great nation of the world. What interests me are France's interests.
We are communal beings who love to get together in groups and share emotions - like sporting events, rock concerts and political rallies. We crave tribal membership.
Worrying is like a rocking chair. It gives you something to do, but doesn't get you anywhere.
[I've gone to big stadium rock concerts at some artist's invitation], and eventually you find yourself in the room with the Radiant Being around whom all this is revolving. It's very bizarre, and it's quasi-religious, or possibly genuinely religious. Spooky. It's a spooky and interesting thing.
I've gone to big stadium rock concerts at some artist's invitation, and there's this invariable, fascinating and rather sad situation of concentric circles of availability. There are Green Rooms within Green Rooms literally within Green Rooms. There are seven or eight degrees of exclusivity, and within each circle of exclusivity, everyone is so happy to be there, and they don't know that the next level exists.
We've been doing something every year.
We had a rock concert a few years ago to benefit the Garden of Dreams. And then we had the mask event.
Civilization began the first time an angry person cast a word instead of a rock.
I worked on it [ Too Much Tuna] for a little bit downtown and it was a great experience. I couldn't believe how enthusiastic the audience was for it. It was just extraordinary. It felt like you were at a rock concert, which was just unusual for shows at Cherry Lane, which are usually intimate plays about big ideas, you know.
I think that it was really rock-and-roll stars, women who were breaking boundaries with their bodies and their voices and their beings and their music. I spent a lot of time at concerts,just watching women rock out. They expressed so much of what I believed could be possible.
Columbia Heights was a poor, messed up area, and the church was in the middle of it. What happened inside was a reflection of the community. I actually saw my first rock concert on the altar of that church [St. Stephen's].
Excuses are rocks where our dreams are crushed.
I play these [folk acoustic] concerts and I ask myself, 'Would you come see me tonight?' - and I'd have to answer truthfully, 'No, I wouldn't come. I'd rather be doin' something else, really I would. That something else is rock... The words are pictures, and the rock's gonna help me flesh out the colors of the pictures. (1965)
When I was younger I always thought, 'If I were ever a comedian I'd make it like a rock concert.' I wanted to generate that type of enthusiasm and excitement.
I love going to rock concerts, I love to lose myself in that vast wave of rhythm and body heat and get on the same vibe.
A river cuts though a rock, not because of its power, but its persistence
The more technology we introduce into society, the more people will aggregate, will want to be with other people: movies, rock concerts, shopping.
CS: I always say there's a tribal element in a rock concert.
There's a real back-and-forth thing that goes on between the audience and the performers.
My uncle Max was a mountain, a shooting star, a big bear of a man, a piggyback ride waiting to happen, his pockets full of candy and, later money, or whatever the particular currency of our ages happened to be. He was rock concerts, baseball games, he was yes when my parents were no, he was a consolation for every disappointment.
It's the same at a rock-and-roll concert.
You have an opening number with a strong entrance; then you go through a lot of the old standards, building up to your hit song at the end.
To the U.S. and the world, I'm just known as some funny song and some funny music, some funny video guy. But in Korea I'm doing one of the biggest concerts; it's not a dance music concert. I'm playing with the band, so I change my every song to a rock song.